Black officers face discipline more often than white police

A new analysis shows that Black police officers were more frequently disciplined for misconduct than white officers, despite an essentially equal number of allegations being leveled. The researchers looked at of racial differences in the disciplining of police officers in three of the largest US cities. The study included allegations of severe misconduct. “We found…

Cricket ‘singing’ has been the same for 300 million years

The sound-making, hearing mechanisms in crickets go back more than 300 million years, researchers report. There have been many changes to the way insects within the Orthoptera order hear and create sounds, but the lineage of their songs dates back around 350 million years, says Hojun Song, an associate professor in the entomology department at…

Seriously Gaming

How can Blacks finally get in the game, and become creators of the games we all love? Thirty years ago Nintendo brought Game Boy to the United States, where it became an instant icon of the 80s’. Game Boy and Game Boy Color would go on to sell 118.69 million units worldwide. From Super Mario…